Festivals – For People and Politicians
Frankly Speaking By A A Fenty
Letter-writers: Prolific and Prominent
Thoughts of the just-concluded Inter-Guiana Cultural Festival held in Georgetown, the Guyana Cultural Association, New York and its Labour Day week-end, Guyana-oriented Folk Festival and the quite imminent preparations for the Mashramani 2013 Festival all combined to prompt these reflections and personal opinions on Festivals generally. What’s their role? What are the perspectives of people and national decision-makers towards these people-driven events?
Firstly, just what is a “festival”? Cursory research, now easily available, reveals that a festival is “a (periodic) event usually staged by a community, …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.